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Getting Here, Admission & Hours

Visitor Guidelines
 

Access

By Public Transport

By Public Transport
(JR Line) 10 minutes’ walk from Ueno or Uguisudani Station
(Ginza or Hibiya Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Ueno Station
(Chiyoda Tokyo Metro Line) 15 minutes' walk from Nezu Station
(Keisei Line) 15 minutes' walk from Keisei Ueno Station

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

Visitor entrance is via the Main gate.

 

By Car

By Car

- 5 mins from Ueno Exit, off the Shuto Expressway Ueno Route.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Please note: there is no parking at the museum.

Parking facilities are available near Ueno station, as listed below. (For visitors with wheelchairs, please consult our General Affairs section.)

- Ueno Park Parking No. 1 (Ueno Station Park Exit) *Closed Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Park Parking No. 2 (for buses) (Ueno Station Park Exit) Tel. 03-3821-0755   09:00-21:30
- Ueno Parking Center Tel. 03-3833-8151   24 hours
- Keisei Ueno Station Parking (Keisei Ueno Station) Tel. 03-3834-5708   06:00-22:00
- Ueno Chuo-dori Underground Parking (enter from northbound lane of Chuo-dori) Tel. 03-5812-3695   24 hours
- TIXTOWER UENO Parking Tel. 03-3842-5677   08:00-22:00
(closed on Saturday, Sunday, National holiday)

 

 

Hours

9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

  • * Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
  • * Due to the rapid increase of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Tokyo, the Museum will close at 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for special exhibitions may differ.
  • * Kuroda Memorial Hall is open until 5:00 p.m.
  • * Opening hours for the Research and Information Center

 

 

Admissions

Adults: 1,000 yen
University Students: 500 yen
High/Junior High/Elementary School Students and persons under 18 and over 70: Free

  • * Special exhibitions require a separate ticketing procedure.
  • * Persons with disabilities are admitted free of charge along with one attendant. Please show official ID or other documentation.
  • * Regular admission is free for persons under 18 and over 70. Please show proof of age (driver's license, passport, etc.) when entering.

 

 

Buy Tickets

All tickets are now timed-entry tickets and must be purchased in advance online. Museum members and other visitors eligible for free admission must also make reservations online.

Online reservations can only be made prior to the specified entry time for your desired time slot. If you wish to enter the museum after your desired time slot has already begun, you must make your reservation in person at the ticket counter at the main gate.

Visitor Guidelines
 
Updated Ticketing Procedure:

・ All reservations must be made online. Reservations cannot be made by phone.

・ Entry times and dates need to be reserved in advance. However, there is no limit on visit duration.

・ All visitors must make an online reservation. Museum members and other pass holders along with visitors with disabilities who are eligible for free admission must also make an online reservation.

・ The Kuroda Memorial Hall does not require an advance reservation to enter. However, the number of visitors allowed inside the building at the same time is restricted.

 

Updated Entry Requirements:

・ Proof of your reservation, either a digital copy on your phone or hard-copy print-out, must be presented to staff at the entrance. Visitors without proof of their reservation will not be allowed in the Museum.

・ Museum members and other pass holders along with visitors with disabilities who are eligible for free admission must present their pass or relevant ID at the entrance.



Web Site:
Admission (Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 1000 yen
University Students 500 yen
You cannot view the Special Exhibition with the Regular Exhibitions admission even by paying the difference between the two exhibitions.
 
The Special Exhibition requires a separate admission fee, and reservations must be made online to view this exhibition. Admission to the Regular Exhibitions is included in the Special Exhibition admission if visited on the same day.
* The ticket for the special exhibition National Treasure: Frolicking Animals includes admission to the regular exhibitions on the day of entry.
The regular exhibitions close at 5:00 p.m. Please be aware that it is not possible to view the regular exhibitions after 5:00 p.m.
Admission (“National Treasure: Frolicking Animals” and Regular Exhibitions)
Adults 2000 yen
University students 1200 yen
High school students 900 yen

 

 

Closed

Mondays (Excluding holidays and January 3, 2022 (Mon.). On those days, the Museum will be open on Monday and closed the following day); December 14, 2021; Year-end holidays: December 26, 2021–January 1, 2022. Subject to change.

Exceptional dates for 2021 is as follows:

Exceptional dates for 2021 is as follows:

  • Open on Thursday, May 6, 2021, Tuesday, August 10 2021, and Monday, March 28, 2022.
  • Closed on Tuseday, December 14, 2021, for annual facility maintenance.
  • Closed on Sunday, December 26, 2021 – Saturday, January 1, 2022.
  • Closed on Tuseday, January 4, 2022.

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

Certain galleries will be closed on the following dates:

  • Hyokeikan will be closed unless special exhibitions and events are held inside.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room1 – 10 will be closed from December 6, 2021 to January 1, 2022.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room11 – 13 will be closed from May 10, 2021 to July 5, 2021.
  • Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room11 – 13 will be closed from February 21, 2022 to April 4, 2022.

 

Inquiries

13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

About visitor information, exhibitions and events (Hello Dial)

TEL. (050)5541-8600 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(50)-5541-8600 (International Calls)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

Other inquiries (Tokyo National Museum)

TEL. (03)3822-1111 (Domestic Calls)
+81-(3)-3822-1111 (International Calls)

 

 

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